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Electrician-Canada 1


Belleville, ON, CA

REQ ID:  31886

With over 80 years as an industrial technology leader, Kennametal Inc. delivers productivity to customers through materials science, tooling and wear-resistant solutions. Customers across aerospace, earthworks, energy, general engineering and transportation turn to Kennametal to help them manufacture with precision and efficiency. Every day approximately 9,000 employees are helping customers in more than 60 countries stay competitive. Kennametal generated nearly $1.9 billion in revenues in fiscal 2020. Learn more at www.kennametal.com. Follow @Kennametal: Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube.

Maintenance Electrician



Shift: must have open availability.


Pay: $34.57


Job Overview

Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, the Maintenance Electrician is a full-time position, responsible for installing, inspecting, adjusting and repairing equipment while following safety rules and regulations. You will be required to maintain equipment to required standards and be responsive to productions needs and equipment failures. You work as part of a team but will routinely perform work independently and maintain a high level of workmanship and safety while performing your duties.



  • Adhering to all workplace safety polices, LOTO procedures, compliances and regulations
  • Reading diagrams and schematic drawings to determine work procedures
  • Troubleshoot, diagnose, maintain and repair industrial, electrical and electronic control systems and other related devices
  • Ensuring safety devices are functioning properly after completing repairs modifications or installations
  • Assist in the inspection, testing, adjusting and evaluation of new systems and ensure they conform to company and industry standards
  • Execute preventative maintenance activities including troubleshooting and repairs to all production equipment and systems in a timely manner
  • Utilize the computerized maintenance management system for processing work orders, PM’s and updating the equipment databases
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Support local and corporate objectives including health & safety, productivity, continuous improvement, innovation, quality, waste and 5S



  • Post-secondary education in an electrical, electronics or instrumentation program with 309A or 442A Electrical Certification
  • Minimum 3 years of experience preferably in a manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge of CNC equipment is an asset
  • Proven experience with Allen Bradley PLCs, Siemens/Moore DCS, AC and DC drive systems
  • Ability to operate specialized vehicles such as forklifts, scissor lifts, manlifts, etc.
  • Physically fit and able to lift 33lbs, negotiate inclines, stairs, ladders and scaffolding. Able to perform physically demanding activities while in both indoor and outdoor environments. Job requires bending, kneeling, crawling, standing, working from heights and confined spaces for extended periods of time.
  • Must be able to work all shifts in the collective agreement
  • Willing to work extended hours when required including nights, weekends, on call and holidays
  • Verbal and written communication in English
  • Willingness to cross train in another trade
  • Must enroll in the Canadian Controlled Goods Program



As part of our core values, Kennametal is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all people.  We are an Equal Opportunity employer.

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